The Urban Legend

Opinion: Two-year prom would make a more meaningful high school experience

Eli Gordon, Managing Editor

May 22, 2019

In my three years at Urban, I’ve gone to prom three times. Each time, it’s been fun to dress up, take photos and dance with my friends. It may come as a surprise, then, that I believe four-year prom negatively impacts students’ experiences at Urban. In countless movies and TV shows, we are rem...

Urban mother discusses legal work in safety for sex workers

Urban mother discusses legal work in safety for sex workers

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer

June 4, 2016

Last month, the Urban community welcomed Minouche Kandel, mother of Izak Sheinfield-Kandel (‘17) and Maya Sheinfield-Kandel (‘19), to speak about her work as the Director of Women’s Policy in the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women. Kandel spoke at an open meeting led by SWEAR (Students...

Friday marks 50 years since the John F. Kennedy assassination; moment in history still relevant to today’s Urban School students

Friday marks 50 years since the John F. Kennedy assassination; moment in history still relevant to today’s Urban School students

Jacob Winick, Staff Writer

November 21, 2013

It is a day that lives in the nation’s memory: This Friday, Nov. 22, will mark the 50th anniversary of the John F. Kennedy’s assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas. It was a monumental moment in United States history. Not only did the Kennedy Assassination spark countless conspiracy theories ...

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